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22. ESG: The Backbone of Future Business

ID: 58582
Thursday October 26, 2023 9:30AM - 10:45AM

- Consider the nature of ESG as good business 

- Develop perspective on how to rethink new directions as positive change 

- Strategize how purpose drives profitability


Mary Adams
Mary Adams is a consultant, speaker and practitioner of intangible capitalism which focuses on the long-term pursuit of both profits and prosperity. Her current work is focused in three communities that she helped create: The Exit Planning Exchange that brings long-term thinking to the private company market. The Integrated Reporting U.S. Community that brings long-term thinking to public companies. And Smarter-Companies, a specialty consulting community that provides methodologies and tools to support intangible capitalism. Mary is the co-author of Intangible Capital: Putting Knowledge to Work in the 21st Century Organization. Prior to starting her consulting firm in 1999, she spent 14 years as a high-risk lender in the U.S. and Latin America at Citicorp and Sanwa Business Credit. She received a BA Political Science from Rice University and a Master of International Management from the Thunderbird School (now part of Arizona State).